#ACL2017 Stats Preview – Jiangsu Suning vs Adelaide United


Ahead of Adelaide United’s second Group H match against Jiangsu Suning in the 2017 AFC Champions League, here are some of the key statistics for the crucial clash.

The Reds will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing 0-3 defeat to Japanese outfit Gamba Osaka on matchday one.

Wednesday night’s game against Jiangsu will be the first meeting between these two sides. In fact, it will be the Chinese team’s inaugural encounter with an Australian club.

Adelaide have never lost against Chinese opposition in China in their three ACL matches, recording one win and two draws.

Reds defender, Dylan McGowan boasted an impressive passing accuracy rate of 94% from his 67 passes against Gamba.

United will be looking to score their first group stage goal in Asia’s premier club tournament since the 2012 edition.

Jiangsu, who secured a 1-0 win over Jeju United in the opening group game, have never qualified for the knockout stage in their previous two attempts.

Adelaide United will face Jiangsu Suning in their second AFC Champions League 2017 group stage match on Wednesday, 1 March at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre. Kick-off is at 10.05pm ACDT.